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    Introduction to SustainabilityHQ™

    Introduction  to SustainabilityHQ™ -- this is Governance & Accountability Institute’s proprietary research and monitoring platform for following trends,  news, commentary, research and other critical information related to Sustainability and ESG factors (environmental & energy, social issues, corporate governance)  This platform is designed to the knowledge management headquarters for enterprise sustainability issues and topics. more SustainabilityHQ Introduction here.....

    ESG & Sustainability Highlights

    Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US
    (Thursday - May 23, 2019)
    Source: The Guardian
    GE needs to end infighting, fix quality, tighten management: CEO
    (Thursday - May 23, 2019)
    Source: Yahoo Finance/Reuters

    USA Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

    Sovereign Wealth Fund Highlights

    Botswana to Invest Diamond Wealth More Widely
    (Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pula Fund
    Source: Bloomberg L.P.
    The pension debt blame game
    (Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
    Source: Hartford Courant

    Sustainability Update Recent Post

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    Today, We Have Corporate Comparisons Galore – The Institutional Investor Has Access to Volumes of ESG Data Sets & Information – Where Can Others Find Scores, Rankings and Ratings of Public Companies?
    17. May 2019 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute These days the comparisons of companies ESG strategies and performance in sectors and industries and among investment peers (those companies chasing similar sources of capital) are continuing to gain momentum.  … Continue reading
    09. May 2019 Uncategorized
    G&A’S unpaid internship opportunity is for qualified students interested in learning more about corporate sustainability and corporate ESG performance (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) issues. G&A Institute Interns learn important elements about the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards for sustainability reporting as … Continue reading
    Trump Administration Continues Attempts to Unravel U.S. Environmental Protections Put in Place Over Many Years – Now, Shareholder Proxy Resolution Actions on Climate Issues Also In Focus For Investors…
    09. May 2019 Business & Society
    by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute We should not have been surprised: in 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump promised that among his first steps when in the Oval Office would be the tearing up of his … Continue reading

    Asset MGR Highlights

    JPMorgan finally admits Bitcoin has value, here is how they measure it
    (Wednesday - May 22, 2019)
    Source: Cryptoslate
    The US DOC gives Huawei a 90-day window to support existing devices
    (Wednesday - May 22, 2019)
    Source: Ars Technica

    United States Public Pension Fund Highlights

    Our View | PERS plan smacks of class warfare
    (Wednesday - May 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
    Source: The Daily Astorian
    Kansas governor signs budget but vetoes pension payment
    (Wednesday - May 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
    Source: Lawrence Journal-World

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